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Bus Trips

Perth Concert Hall-Carer’s go Free

Posted by admin on December 02, 2009
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Any outing to Perth concert hall in the main Theatre also comes highly recommended and staff are excellent, the disabled seating and access is the best in Scotland and the seats are the best in the house.  Better still the carer gets to go free with those who require a wheelchair escort. With no booking fee and friendly staff it is well worth a visit http://www.horsecross.co.uk

 

Scott Bamford, Occupational Therapist, Marchglen Care Home, Alloa.

Second World War-Bus Experience-Blackouts Bombs and Bananas

Posted by admin on December 02, 2009
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In the Fife council area there is a bus that can come to your home for free and provide a history experience of the time around Second World War. The bus experience is called ‘Blackouts Bombs and Bananas’ it is accessible to wheelchairs and bookings can be made through:
Janet Klak at Customer Services Team Leader, Glenwood Library, Generates KY6 1PA or via e-mail on Janet.Klak@fife.gov.uk

Even better is that there is no charge for this service.

 

Scott Bamford, Occupational Therapist, Marchglen Care Home, Alloa.

Glasgow Afternoon Lunch & Sing-a-Long

 

Sorry but Kaldis are no longer doing Afternoon Sing-alongs. 

3 Course Lunch and Sing-a-Long at the Willowbank Hotel in Largs

Posted by admin on April 22, 2009
Afternoon Sing-a-longs, Bus Trips, Days Out, In Largs, Largs, Scotland / No Comments

The Willowbank Hotel

96 Greenock Road, Largs, KA30 8PG

The hotel is located in the seaside town of Largs and has so many benefits including:
  • Easy place to drive to.
  • Enjoy a walk along the prom, prom, prom!
  • Visit the famous Nardini’s café for an ice cream.
  • Visit the many interesting local shops.
  • Large function room seating 180 people.
  • Easy parking for buses.
  • Wheelchair access and disabled toilets.
  • Large dance floor.

 The cost for a 3 course lunch and Sing-a-Long is £11.50

12.30 seating for a 1pm Lunch
Entertainment from 2pm till 3pm
Contact the Willowbank direct on 01475 672311 or email iaincsmith@btconnect.com for bookings

Click here to view a video clip of a recent event.

Dates for 2017………

 March 15th

Wednesday 15th March, St Patrick’s Themed Show with Douglas

April 20th  

  Thursday 20th April, Variety Show with Elaine

May 11th & 25th

Thursday 11th May, Variety Show with Douglas

Thursday 25th May, Variety Show with Ben

June 26th  
Monday 26th June, Variety Show with Douglas

July 6th, 12th & 28th

Tuesday 6th July, Variety Show.

Wednesday 12th July, Variety Show with Stephen

Friday 28th July, Variety Show with Elaine

August 17th & 30th
Thursday 17th August, Variety Show with Douglas
Wednesday 30th August, Variety Show with Stephen

September 25th
Monday 25th September, Variety Show with Ben

October 26th
Thursday 26th October, Variety Show with Elaine

November 13th
Monday 13th November, Variety Show with Douglas

December 9th
Wednesday 13th  December, Christmas Show with Ben £13.95

*Please note all entertainers can be subject to change.*

Bus Trips-Transport

Posted by admin on March 12, 2009
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We have had a lot of enquiries regarding transport and the expense of it. Therefore I personally made a few phone calls and have come up with some hopefully good news!!

So far I have 6  Community Transport Companies (not for profit organizations) whose aim is to provide accessible, affordable and reliable community transport that encourages and supports the participation of local residents in community activity and economic opportunity.

Glasgow Area (4)

(1)North Area Transport Association (NATA). Contact: Bernie Rafferty Tel/Fax:      0141 336 4415      Email: b.rafferty@natatransport.co.uk Website: www.natatransport.com

(2) Castlemilk Community Transport (CCTL). Contact Lorraine Burton Tel:      0141 630 1300       info@castlemilkcommunitytransport.org.uk  
Website: www.castlemilkcommunitytransport.co.uk

(3) East Glasgow Area: Community Transport Glasgow                                                                 Contact: David Stewart. Telephone:      0141 778 2042     

(4) South West Community Transport.                                                                                       Contact: Margaret Urie. Telephone:      0141 881 9998     

Lothian (Edinburgh) 1

Lothian Community Transport Service (LCTS) Telephone      0131 669 889      Website: www.lothiancommunitytransport.co.uk Email: info@LCTS.org.uk

East Ayrshire 1

Coalfield Community Transport. Telephone:  01…                          Website: www.yellowbuses.org.uk Email: enquiries@yellowbuses.org.uk  

For any transport matters please contact the companies direct. If you can give any feeback on how you get on we would love to know. Also if you have any other companies that you can recommend please inform us and we will put it on the forum.

Kind Regards, Peter.

www.carestar.co.uk

Bus Trips-Transport

Posted by admin on January 31, 2009
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Last year Brockburn Very Sheltered contacted  South West Community Transport (Tel 0141 881 9998) Margaret Urie who arrange many trips on a monthly basis.  This group arrange many outings to Ayr, Saltcoats, Helensburgh, Balloch, Largs etc, each trip costs £6.00 and the mini bus comes direct to the complex.  Our tenants have raved about the trips, one tenant said it has given her a new lease of life, its like having a wee holiday each week.

Catherine Lafferty, Brockburn Very Sheltered Housing, Glasgow